The Berlin International Economics Congress

An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Roles of Global Politics & Civil Society in International Economics

(Berlin; February 4th - 7th, 2010)
Professor Dr. Henrik Enderlein was born in Reutlingen in 1974, the son of German historian and politician Henrik Enderlein. After spending his childhood in Tuebingen he attended the prestigious Rudolf-Steiner school in Berlin. Afterwards he studied Politics and economics at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (shortened to Sciences Po) from 1995 to 1998, and then received a one-year research scholarship to study at the University of Columbia in the US. Back in Germany, He prepared his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Society in Cologne. In 2001 he was hired by the European Central Bank in Frankfurt as an economist and took up a junior Professorship in Economics at the Free University of Berlin. Two years later he was awarded the prestigious Otto-Hahn award for Outstanding young scientists by his alma mater, the Max-Planck Institute. In 2005 he joined the Hertie School of Goverance as Professor of Political Economy; three years later he rose to the position of Associate Dean of the School. Between 2006-2007 he was visiting Professor to Duke University where he was nominated Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the University's Political Science Department. He has written many papers about the European Monetary Union, European finance and economics, and the global political economy, and is published in English and German.